The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat: Young Reader 'S Edition
With updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, The Omnivore's Dilemma encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices.
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||4 July 2012 by Penguin
||By Pollan, Michael
Adapted by Chevat, Richie
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||Food supply, Food chains (Ecology)
||Children's General Non-Fiction
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The New York Times bestseller that's changing America's diet is now perfect for younger readers What's for dinner? seemed like a simple question--until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers' adaptation of Pollan's famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices.In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, The Omnivore's Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It's time to take charge of our national eating habits--and it starts with you.
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Michael Pollan is the author of five previous books, including In Defence of Food, a number one New York Times bestseller, and The Omnivore's Dilemma, which was named one of the ten best books of the year by both the New York Times and the Washington Post. Both books won the James Beard Award. A long-time contributor to the New York Times Magazine, he is also the Knight Profes-sor of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.